BACKBEAT with Liverpool actor Scot Williams (Pete Best)
Monday 14 November 2011 6.45pm (Running Time 100 mins)
Picturehouse@fact, 88 Wood Street, L1 4DQ
Made in 1994, Backbeat chronicles the early days of The Beatles journey from Liverpool to Hamburg, Germany. The film is based on interviews conducted by the writer/director Iain Softley with Astrid Kirchherr and Klaus Voormann in the spring of 1988.
Scot Williams plays Pete Best. The film focuses primarily on the relationship between Stuart Sutcliffe (played by Stephen Dorff) and John Lennon (played by Ian Hart), and also with Sutcliffe's German girlfriend Astrid Kirchherr (played by Sheryl Lee), Chris O'Neil plays George Harrison and Paul Duckworth plays Ringo Starr.
Scot Williams will participate in a Question and Answers session with the audience after the film, Chaired by Liverpool writer, poet and Journalist Peter Grant . A complimentary after show drink will be sponsored by Matthew Clark at 3345 Parr Street.
Income raised from Clapperboard Presents…will go toward the Clapperboard Youth Project.
Ticket prices are £11 each with concessions £8.00 direct from FACT box office on 0871 902 5737.
If your organisation would like to sponsor an evening or for any further info please contact Maureen Sinclair on: 07973783140 or firstname.lastname@example.org